Brely Evans

Brely Evans is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer, author and comedian. She co-starred in a number of films, and in 2019 starred in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime time soap opera, Ambitions.

Brely Evans
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Evans in 2019
Born (1972-12-09) December 9, 1972 (age 48)
  • Actress
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • comedian
  • author
  • producer
Years active1990–present Edit this at Wikidata

Life and careerEdit

Evans was born and raised in Oakland, California.[1] Her first notable film role was in the 2010 romantic comedy Just Wright starring Queen Latifah. In 2012, she appeared in musical film Sparkle.[2][3] Her other film credits include He's Mine Not Yours (2011), David E. Talbert's Suddenly Single (2012), Black Coffee (2014), The Man in 3B (2015), and the leading role in You Can't Fight Christmas (2017).[4]

On television, Evans had a recurring roles on BET drama series Being Mary Jane and TV One comedy series Born Again Virgin. In 2019, Evans was cast in two series regular roles. First, a female lead on the Bounce TV comedy series Last Call opposite Charles Malik Whitfield.[5] Later that year, she began starring in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime time soap opera, Ambitions playing Rondell Lancaster, the sister of Atlanta Mayor Evan Lancaster (Brian J. White).[6][7] The series was canceled after one season. In 2020, she appeared in the second season of BET crime drama The Family Business, and starred in the Urban Movie Channel comedy-drama series For the Love of Jason[8] and Terror Lake Drive.


  1. ^ "BIO". BRELY EVANS.
  2. ^ "Brely Evans Readies For Sparkle | The Bellamy Group | Marketing and Promotions Company".
  3. ^ "Actress Brely Evans Shares Story of Faith, Role In Upcoming Feature Film SPARKLE and Empowering People To LIVE BY YOUR GIFT". March 27, 2012.
  4. ^ "About 'You Can't Fight Christmas'". October 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Willis, Kiersten (December 18, 2018). "Exclusive: Charles Malik Whitfield Dishes on New Role in 'Last Call,' Bounce's New Sitcom Thats Considered a Black 'Cheers'".
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (November 13, 2018). "'Ambitions': Robin Givens To Lead Ensemble Cast Of Will Packer's OWN Drama Series".
  7. ^ Sadana, Shruti. "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Brely Evans Recommends You have a Glass of Wine and a Fan When Watching 'Ambitions'".
  8. ^ White, Peter (August 24, 2020). "AMC Networks-Backed UMC Orders Male Dating Drama From Newcomer Trell Woodberry".

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